Putin and Trump in lockstep on ending North Korea missile program

Putin and Trump in lockstep on ending North Korea missile program, by AFP.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump discussed the ­crisis over North Korea’s nuclear program in a phone call yesterday, addressing “the situation in several crisis zones, with a focus on solving the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula”, the Kremlin said in a statement, without elaborating. …

In Moscow yesterday, Mr Putin welcomed the US’s “awareness of reality” in the North Korea crisis after Washington said it was ready for talks with Pyongyang without preconditions.

hat-tip Stephen Neil